GTI Hires Communications Assistant

For Immediate Release
The Guelph Turfgrass Institute (GTI) and the Department of Plant Agriculture of the University of Guelph are pleased to welcome John Watson into the position of GTI Communications Assistant.

John joins the GTI with over 10 years of practical experience in the golf course industry and most recently at the Victoria Park Valley Golf Club in Puslinch. Since 2008 he held the position of Assistant Golf Course Superintendent and has learned many invaluable skills under the tutelage of local golf course superintendents' David DeCorso and Jason Sewell.

“We are very excited to have John on board,” says Stephen Fleischauer, Interim Director of the GTI. “I know that his extensive connections and forged relationships with members of the turf community will allow him to gain momentum, and publicize our important work and the University’s Associate Diploma in Turfgrass Management.”

John has both a B.Sc. in Agriculture and a M.Sc. in Plant Agriculture from the University of Guelph. His M.Sc. research focused on nitrogen fertility of different species of putting green turf

For more information, contact:

John R. Watson – B.Sc. (Agr.), M.Sc. (Plant Ag.)
Guelph Turfgrass Institute
Department of Plant Agriculture
University of Guelph
Telephone: 519-824-4120 x 54032
E-Mail: watson01@uoguelph.ca

Date: 
Tuesday, December 1, 2015